Action for the World's Most Vulnerable: Reaching the Poor During and After Conflict

2020 Seminar Series: Action for the World’s Poorest and Hungry

Date: 
June 26, 2007
Time: 
3:30-5:00 pm
Presenter(s): 
Marc Cohen, IFPRI, and Bruce Cogill, UNICEF
Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

Abstract

A third of those living in absolute poverty in developing countries live in countries defined as “difficult environments” due to conflict, or state collapse. What action can be taken for the poor when institutions are absent, much of a generation of implementers is missing, and security cannot be guaranteed? And by what means can action be taken effectively? This roundtable will bring together thinkers, actors and advocates to look at how to reach the world’s most vulnerable during and after conflict.

Marc Cohen is Research Fellow in the Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, IFPRI. Bruce Cogill is IASC Nutrition Cluster Coordinator at UNICEF.

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